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Nice viewing platform on the top.

In answer to previous questions you visit because of the top floor there is a nice spacious viewing... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Leila R
Views, views, views

Get a lay of the land by stopping by this office. We happened to stumble upon it, and it was a... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
Los Angeles, California
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5 Sep 2018
“Nice viewing platform on the top.”
10 Aug 2017
“Why would anyone visit a city office?”
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30 Noboriojicho, Nara 630-8213, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-1101
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

In answer to previous questions you visit because of the top floor there is a nice spacious viewing platform on the top floor and it is also free of charge as well.

Thank Leila R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Walked by it many times. Used its parking once. But it is beyond me how this should even be listed on here.

Thank Zerpersande
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Prior to going up Nara Park and other tourist spots, you could stop over at this government office building and go up to the top to have birds' eyeviews on part of Nara. It was free to enter the site provided there was no particular...More

Reviewed 17 July 2016

Get a lay of the land by stopping by this office. We happened to stumble upon it, and it was a great way to orient ourselves to the park and the attractions we were going to see. It's free, the landmarks are identified on clear...More

Thank mxs0755
Reviewed 2 May 2016

One Japanese friend of mine told me to come here to see the whole of Nara, and although the weather was grey and rainy, in between the rain we were able to enjoy such a beautiful sight. If you come to Nara, don't forget to...More

1  Thank Maitheng
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Its free & you can see the whole scenery of Nara from the top. Its the first stop before going to Todaiji Temple

Thank Ellen M
Reviewed 6 June 2015

You can walk around the entire roof and get a great view of Nara. It is free and there is an elevator.

1  Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 5 May 2014

This building is just on the outskirts of the park, in front of the Police Station. Just inside the front door are girls dressed in traditional costumes who don't mind posing for a photo. On the roof is a free telescope as well as benches...More

1  Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 18 November 2011

Lunch at the cafe was very affordable (250 yen), but uneventful. The view from the rooftop was nice since it was a clear day. If you aren't on a tight budget, I would skip the cafe and go straight to the roof for some pictures.

Thank DGurska
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